Keto Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwich Low Carb Recipe

Keto Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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If you think once you go keto you have to dish out the grilled cheese sandwich, you are wrong! I know there are many keto bread options out there but this recipe is really amazing and delivers a crunchy yummy grilled cheese sandwich taste.

The fillings, as any other cheese sandwich, can be anything you want. You can add veggies such as tomatoes and basil, you can use fresh mozzarella, cheddar, add some meat like ham, pastrami, salami…we can go on and on.

And you can think, oh that is a lot of work for a sandwich that should be fast, right? But here is the trick, double the recipe and back the “slices”. Let it cool and freeze it with parchment paper in the between the slices. Once hunger strikes you can just pull it from the freezer and go straight into the “grilling” step.

You can also use a panini machine and minimize the work even more. So yummy, that you have to try it! This is perfect for sugar-free, gluten-free and low carb diets too!


Let’s Ketofy It!

Preheated oven at 350°F

To save time, we used premade riced cauliflower in a 14 oz package. It can be found in most big supermarkets.

You can also make your own rice cauliflower by adding cauliflower in a food processor and process it until you get rice sized pieces.

Cook the cauliflower in the microwave for 2 minutes, remove and mix to make sure it’s cooked evenly. Repeat 2 more times until it’s fully cooked then set aside to let it cool.

cook riced cauliflower in microwave

Add the egg, Parmesan cheese, salt, and dried parsley in cauliflower and mix well.

add parmesan to cauliflower

Divide the mixture into 4 square parts and put each part on the parchment paper on a baking sheet. The size of each square should be similar to the size of a sandwich slice. Bake each side for 15 min in the oven.

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bake cauliflower sandwich

Once done, remove from oven and place the cauliflower sandwich slices to a plate. Set aside.

In a frying pan, add coconut oil in then fry the sandwich. Add your favorite fillings on the slice and cover with the other slice.

Fry each side for 5 minutes with the lid on until the cheese is fully melted. Enjoy warm!

fry cauliflower crust sandwich

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Keto Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

This grilled cheese sandwich made with cauliflower will be a perfect low carb meal and snack when you're on the keto diet.
Course Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword cauliflower grilled cheese sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 378kcal
Author KetoVale Team

Ingredients

  • 14 oz cauliflower rice 1 bag
  • 1 tsp salt optional
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese or cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Preheated oven at 350°F
  • Place the cauliflower rice in a microwave safe bowl and cook the cauliflower in the microwave for about 6 minutes, 2 minutes at a time, mixing to ensure all grains are cooked evenly. Set aside and let it cool.
  • Once the cauliflower is cool add the salt, Parmesan cheese, dried parsley, and egg. Mix all until combined.
  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and split the mixture into 4 over the parchment paper. Spread each portion making squares of about 1/4 inch tall (you want to mimic the same thickness of a sandwich bread slice). Place in the oven and bake each side for about 15 min.
  • Once that is complete transfer the cauliflower sandwich slices to a plate and set aside.
  • Using a non-stick frying pan over stove top, spray with coconut oil and add one slice, add your fillings (we used 2 slices of provolone cheese), and cover with a second slice. Cover with a pan lid and cook until the bread starts to golden and the cheese is fully melts (about 5 min each side). Enjoy hot!

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Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Keto Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 2148mg90%
Potassium 745mg21%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Vitamin C 96.6mg117%
Calcium 784mg78%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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